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1901 (6)

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Book (6)

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1. Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference 1901 Biographical sketch of Manuel Lisa (1772-1820), a "fur trader and explorer" moving to Saint Louis about 1817 and basing much of his western expeditions from there.

2. Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference 1901 Portrait and biographical sketch of John McKnight (1802-1875), a lawyer and western trader of Saint Louis. Description of his life and career as a native of Virginia moving to Missouri in 1815 and traveling...

3. Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference 1901 Photo and bio of Seth Edmund Ward, or Seth Ward, "a pioneer trader in the Platte River region, and one of the most prominent residents of Westport, Missouri." Born in Virginia in 1820 and moving to Independence,...

4. Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference 1901 Photo and bio of Antoine Robidoux (1794-1860), an "Indian trader" and brother of fellow trader Joseph Robidoux (1783-1868). Native of Saint Louis starting out as a fur trader about 1816 on General Atkinson's...

5. Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference 1901 Biographical sketch of Joseph Robidoux (1783-1868), "merchant and trader, and the founder of the city of St. Joseph, Missouri." Native of Saint Louis, Missouri traveling up the Missouri River as a fur...

6. Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference 1901 Biographical sketch of Henri de Tonti (ca. 1650-1704), "explorer of the Mississippi Valley." Native of Italy emigrating to Illinois in 1678 as a Mississippi River explorer with Frenchman Robert LaSalle,...